Is It Time for an AC Tune-Up in Your Northern Virginia Home?
Summer’s approaching, and homeowners should be thinking about scheduling an AC tune-up before the onset of warmer weather. Your local AC professionals could well be tied up with repairs or replacements during hot weather, and there’s nothing worse than sweltering in the heat when you know it could have been avoided. With an annual pre-season maintenance visit, you can feel secure in knowing your AC will run smoothly through the summer, providing both comfort and energy savings.
Ready to schedule air conditioner maintenance in Northern Virginia? You can contact our team online today to learn more, or to set a date for your service.
What Does an AC Tune-Up Involve?
When you call in HVAC professional to tune up your AC, they’ll carry out the following essential tasks:
- Check and tighten all electrical connections.
- Check the condensate drain to make sure it’s not leaking, which can cause water damage and add humidity to your home’s air.
- Lubricate all moving parts keeping your system working to optimum efficiency.
- Clean the outdoor condensing coil and indoor evaporator coil. Dirty coils reduce the service life of A/C components, by not allowing efficient heat exchange.
- Check refrigerant levels and top up where necessary to ensure smooth and reliable operation of the system. If the refrigerant level is low, the technician should check the system for leaks. Refrigerant should adjusted to meet precise manufacture recommendations.
- Adjust and clean blower components to maintain proper airflow.
Your AC professional also will carry out a number of different checks to the system including checking over the controls and thermostat. He should be happy to give you details on air filter maintenance and changes, which you can and should do yourself to keep your AC working at optimum efficiency.
Northern Virginia Air Conditioner Inspections
If you’re looking for a reputable AC contractor in Arlington, Fairfax or another Northern Virginia community, please contact us at HVAC & Plumbing Unlimited Heating & Air Conditioning. Our team of professionals is ready and waiting to service or repair your air conditioning system. Why choose us?
- We use technicians trained in the latest techniques. Major repairs can be costly, so you want to find someone you can trust.
- We will give you an honest appraisal and always try to find the least expensive method to fix your problem.
- We give priority to those whose air conditioners or heat pumps have failed and are without cool air.
- We are well connected with all local and regional HVAC distributors and can use this network to find parts quickly.
It can be miserable to be without an operable cooling system, so we do our best to get you up and running quickly. Contact us today for air conditioner maintenance in Northern Virginia!
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